Calais ornate town hall.
Calais definition by Webster's New World
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- seaport in N France, on the Strait of Dover: pop. 75,000
- Strait of Dover
Calais definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of northern France on the Strait of Dover opposite Dover, England. The city fell to the English in 1347 after a siege of 11 months and was retaken by the French in 1558. Population: 74,500.